CW069 is an allosteric inhibitor of HSET. CW069 showed marked activity against HSET in vitro. The inhibitor induced multipolar mitoses only in cells containing supernumerary centrosomes. CW069 therefore constitutes a valuable tool for probing HSET function and, by reducing the growth of cells containing supernumerary centrosomes, paves the way for new cancer therapeutics.
CAS Number: 1594094-64-0
Molecular Weight: 500.33
Chemical Name: 5-Iodo-2-[[(2S)-1-oxo-3-phenyl-2-[(phenylmethyl)amino]propyl]amino]-benzoic acid
Appearance: Solid Power.
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: Soluble in DMSO
Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis
Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Shelf Life: ≥360 days if stored properly.
Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Drug Formulation: To be determined.
HS Tariff Code: 382200
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CW-069 is an allosteric inhibitor of HSET with an IC50 of 75 μM. CW-069 shows statistically significant selectivity over KSP. CW-069 potently suppresses N1E-115 cells, and less potently inhibits the NHDF cells, with IC50 of 86 ± 10 μM and 181 ± 7 μM, respectively. CW-069 (100 or 200 μM) causes increased multipolar spindles in N1E-115 cells with supernumerary centrosomes and shows no effect on altering bipolar spindle morphology in normal human dermal fibroblast cells. CW-069 (200 μM) cacuses multipolar anaphase and cell death induced in N1E-115 cells via transfection with HSET siRNA, and antagonizes inhibition of KSP by monastrol, but does not exert mitotic arrest in HeLa cells.
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